Sunrun, Inc

Senior Software Engineer - Energy Services Products

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US-CO-Denver
Requisition ID
Engineering & Technology


Sunrun is on a mission to make solar energy affordable for more people. We help people upgrade their home to solar energy without the big upfront costs. Sunrun is the leading dedicated residential solar company in the country and has a mission to bring clean, solar power service to the masses.


About Sunrun Software Engineering


We're hiring world-class software engineering talent to help our infrastructure keep up with daunting growth rates. We are literally working to change the world and revolutionizing the way people use renewable energy.


Want to work on massively scalable consumer systems? Re-invent how consumers buy energy? Have a measurable impact on one of humanity’s biggest challenges? Come to Sunrun. You'll work alongside passionate engineers engaged in the design and development of a product that is changing the world. As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you’ll help implement features for all customer facing applications at Sunrun, and will also lead the way in transforming large portions of our stack to Serverless.


  • Help establish the standards for the team in areas of technical excellence
  • Work collaboratively with Product Management and our UX designers to develop applications that can be tested easily and will perform well under a variety of network conditions
  • Champion adherence to best practice development methodologies
  • Facilitate automated testing so all teams can innovate at a rapid pace
  • Mentor and build skills across the team through effective standards setting, code reviews, and pairing


  • 2+ years of experience developing complex enterprise applications with JavaScript. Position Requirements
  • Bias towards mentorship and skill-building
  • Some breadth and depth in SAAS application design and implementation
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good team player


Technical Skills Needed

  • Strong JavaScript application development of browser applications
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5 (DOM, markup, browser APIs) and CSS3 (SASS preprocessor, OOCSS, modular)
  • Strong skills with writing unit and integration tests in JavaScript using Mocha, Chai, Sinon Experience with React and Flux is a big plus
    • More specifically Redux as ‘flux’ framework
  • Ability to work with JS build/task runners like Webpack, Gulp, Grunt and NPM run scripts
  • Strong knowledge of Git, version control, branching strategies, merging, and rebasing
  • Performance optimization experience including browser page rendering, network traffic, and back-end system tuning
  • Solid understanding of MVC architecture and frameworks
  • Strong focus on Automation - Continuous Integration/Deployment
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services, S3, CloudFront Education
  • BS/MS in CS or equivalent is preferred




This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Sunrun Inc. and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration to race, color, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.


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